Mexico City / 16.05.2022 18:20:47
Bad news for Mexico! The first three preparation matches towards the Qatar World Cup 2022 there will be an apparent drop, because Hirving Lozano will not be on the list of the 38 players announced by Gerardo Martino this week for the clashes with Nigeria, Uruguay and Ecuador, all of which are to be held in the United States.
Since the World Cup ticket was obtained in the last octagonal day, the three duels mentioned above will be the first for Gerardo Martino to fully focus on the World Cup, but Chucky Lozano will be out due to an injury which must be addressed to operating room.
Why won’t Chucky play with Mexico?
Chucky Lozano will undergo surgery on his right shoulder againan injury he suffered playing with the Mexican national team against Panama, in the qualifiers in February this year at the Azteca Stadium, when Napoli’s striker was left on a stretcher.
Although he played with his club in Serie A, after his recovery, Lozano Baeza will return to the operating room fix the shoulder well and that no more problems play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at the end of the year, as it is a key piece for Gerardo Martino and the Aztec attack along with Raúl Jiménez and Tecatito Corona.
The concentration of the Mexican selection has already begun and some players from Rayados, Pumas and other teams eliminated from the Liga MX and it is Monday the 23rd, when the majority will travel to Dallas to prepare for the duel against Nigeria which will take place on May 27th.
The list will come as no surprisewill be the same core of players who have used the Tata Martino both in official and friendly games, and this concentration will completely close the core for the World Cup.
When does Mexico play?
- Mexico vs Nigeria
- Saturday, May 28 at 7:00 p.m.
- Texas AT&T Stadium
- Mexico vs Uruguay
- Thursday, June 2 at 9:00 p.m.
- University of Phoenix Stadium
- Mexico vs Ecuador
- Sunday, June 5 at 6:30 p.m.
- Soldier Stadium in Chicago